Author Archives: katastrophes1

About katastrophes1

Kat is a 20 something girl stuck in a 40 something body. Mom to 3 kids, tormented and amused by 3 crazy dogs. Amateur photographer, self taught crochet junkie. Thinker of crazy thoughts. Where do they come from? Who knows where thoughts occur, they just happen!

Me

First time trying to draw myself since I was 13 and had to do it as an assignment for school.   It’s hard to be self critical, trying to draw what you actually see rather than what you perceive. My … Continue reading

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Crochet This

Making something for someone’s Yule gift. What could it be? Who could it be for? Will it be ready in time?

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Trade Anxiety for Art

I have, for most of my life, suffered from some pretty bad anxiety and panic attacks. The doctors believe that it’s the result of some childhood trauma, some crap that happened when I was a kid that I just can’t … Continue reading

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Inspiration to Improve

I’ve been drawing eyes, practicing all different techniques and styles. But the weather has turned from the hot, sunny days of summer to the blustery, chill of autumn and my spirit suddenly wants to create something that reflects the season … Continue reading

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Boo!

A couple of days ago my husband tore apart my laptop, he even turned to me when all the components were spread around the room and said ” I may have just fucked up your laptop”. He put it back … Continue reading

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From Bad to Worse

Yesterday was not a good day, not for me studying anyway. I woke up with some not very fun or pretty health issues yesterday and as I result I wasn’t able to be there when my daughter took my son … Continue reading

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Lil Miss Devil

What do you do when you have been working on a picture for 12 hours or so, and the more you work on it, the more you really don’t like it? All I see are the flaws and the more … Continue reading

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